Was the favourite of the Art Journal books I read this month I loved the style and combination of lements she used in her layouts I have a lot of vintage and old book papers and phemera and now have a plan on how to use them in a simply but in my opinion beautiful way I got a ton of new ideas and took a ton of noteswas very happy with this book and I gave this book 4 out of 5 stars This book inspired me to start looking for old books to use in college projectsIt follows the whole path of creating an art journal From choosing and preparing a book all the way through generating text and creating layouts There is information about where to find college materials and papers and suggestions for other supplies The main focus of the book is finding inspiration for your text and various ways to journal and highlight your textThe journal pages shown as xamples all follow a very specific style but in my opinion that s helpful Sometimes trying to focus on the techniues being shown can be difficult if it s shown in several different styles This allows you to see xactly how ach idea shown changes the look of the finished layoutOne of my favorite things from this book is a list of suggested themes for journals and also inspirational words and phrases There are also a few mini projects included so you can try the techniues on a smaller scaleAge RecommendationsAlthough this book is directed to adults I think that most of the ideas in this book could be adapted for use with children How to create your Personal Art Journal The instructions were clear And asy to followBut she takes hard bound books turns them into journals I m of the age that you don t defile books Period So I had angst the whole time I was reading Ds and symbols as you build beautifully layered collage pagesAlong this art journaling path you'll find the strength to listen to your heart and find your creative voiceAll you have to do is Embrace the JourneyIncludesJournaling prompts15 mixed media and collage techniuesDozens of inspirational journal page.
This is an atypical art journaling book not a huge amount of color paint gesso tc It demonstrates a uieter piecemeal techniue I really Ms Rae s ideas for writing poems and her way of carrying words Though I love other art journaling styles as well I found this book to be very inspirational giving me new ideas and Snowflakes on the Sea energy I want to say first that my rating for this book is not on the art journal pages inside this book It is for the actual bookI bought this book in hopes for some new knowledge and some inspirationHowever it is not uite what I gotArt Journal Art Journey is a book better suited for someone who has zero knowledge on art journalingOr maybe someone who likes looking atye candy and art journal pagesThe book claims to come with 15 mixed media and collage techniues but I beg to differAll the authors journal pages are very very similar This isn t to say they re not nice pages They just don t show many different techniuesThey do however talk a lot about positioning linking colour between pageselements and using wordsOne thing I did like with in the book was two mini projects that are talked aboutMaking your own inspirational card deck re purposing a deck of cardsThis is the one thing I will take from this book and move forward withThe last pages of the book which are an inspirational word list and a resource page of the authors favourite things may hold the occasional nugget I may hold on to a photocopy of the list but the book itself I am going to pass on to an interested Iggle Artsy friend In hopes that they find in it than I didAs someone who has read a lot about Mixed Media and watched a lot of Youtube tutorials by various artists this book did not have a lot to offer meI was actually disappoi. Words Color CourageBravely document your life's journey with Art Journal Art Journey Collage and Storytelling for Honoring Your Creative Process Artist Nichole Rae is your creative companion and guide as you Wrathful Chaos: Five Books of Satanic Philosophy explore your art journaling journey in threeasy stepsBegin by putting the journal in art journal
Nted because the post that brought me to this book was actually about Handwritten Morning Affirmations So I think that made me xpect a bit than what this book isIf I could go back in time I would of stuck with following her on Instagram I find inspiration there than I did in her bookWhile I think there are people who could use this book and maybe learn from it I think most people who have been into art journaling or junk journals would be better suited for something lse Rae s journaling leans heavily toward affirmation She pastes a lot of miscellaneous phemera to the page and adds words similar to scrapbooking with fewer personal photos I wouldn t call her finished pieces art If she is VERY young or if her audience is young teen girls the title makes sense Her mini projects are better than her journal pages and could inspire some fun projects gifts Ok book probably best suited for someone getting started with art journaling who prefers a minimalist text and photograph style without much additional color So not me InformativeHelped me with ideas and tips Encouraged to think outside the box and try new things Facing my fears is asier now The rating might seem harsh but the book is just ok There s probably nothing to be gained here for someone who already creates any kind of visual journal However if you feel that your creative process is lacking in a visual Humanism: The Greek Ideal and its Survival element then this might be a great kickstart for you Rae provides ideas for positive affirmations projects but the journalling is word prompt scrapbooking I wouldn t recommend this to anstablished art journaller but for someone who is taking their first steps into personal visual story keeping then this might be a good uick starting point This. Variety of prompts and writing styles help you breathe life into your hopes feelings and intentionsThen put the art in art journal Use your writing to develop a theme for your art journal Illustrate your story by adding photos illustrations and Love 2.0 (A Cates Brothers Book, ephemeraFinallyxplore your creative process Ponder color wor.